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Roasted Apples and Honey-nut Squash – The Kitchen Philosophy

Fall is the season to seek out Honeynut squash at your local farmers market.  They are like a Butternut squash but they are smaller,...

Fiori di Sicilia Sponge Cake with Poured Custard

Fiori di Sicilia is an all natural Italian extract that is a cross between vanilla and citrus. It gives this light as air sponge...

5-spice duck salad with kumquat dressing – The Kitchen Philosophy

I am celebrating the season of citrus with this recipe - clean and refreshing kumquats and blood oranges combined with roasted sweet potatoes and...

Two Holiday Favorites – The Kitchen Philosophy

Lemon Cream Tarts 8 Individual tarts I love the idea of everyone getting their own tart and the combination of berries and the lemon cream is...

Celebrate an abundance of summer produce The Kitchen Philosophy

As I watch my garden start to ramp up with a bounty of cherry tomatoes and zucchini, I am always on the lookout for...

Backyard Barbecues – Kitchen Philosophy

Fire up the barbeque for this locally inspired Fourth of July celebration using classic summer favorites all grown and produced here and near to...

Scotch Eggs – Kitchen Philosophy

Whether you are heading to the races or enjoying an afternoon in our gorgeous Virginia countryside a well stocked picnic basket is alway a...